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Boehner snubs tea party, shows willingness to compromise

  Despite fresh pressure from tea party conservatives, House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that Republicans "can't impose our will" on the White House and...

Tea party faithful rally but does anyone care?

Jenny Beth Martin looked out on the rain-dampened crowd along Constitution Avenue and pointed over her shoulder at the Capitol. "They heard us, but they're...

Rooftop sex photos spark debate at USC

A debate is raging at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles over photos of a USC fraternity member having sex with a...

The Constitutional hypocrisy of Ron Paul

Republican Congressman Ron Paul's supporters often cite his belief and knowledge of the U.S. Constitution as reasons for their cult-like support of him and...

Turn out the lights, the tea party is over

Polls show growing American dissatisfaction with the tea party as voter remorse sets in. A CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey out Wednesday shows a 21 percent...

Republicans want to abuse tax code to curb abortions

House Republicans want to use the tax code as a back-door way to limit abortions. In the House Ways & Means Committee -- the tax...

Obama authorizes on-the-ground operatives in Libya

President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing covert U.S. government support for rebel forces seeking to oust Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, government...

CIA operatives reported on the ground in Libya

The CIA has sent small teams of operatives into Libya after the agency's station in the capital was forced to close, and officers assisted...

Biden claims budget progress

Vice President Joe Biden reported "good progress" Wednesday in budget talks to prevent a government shutdown next week as congressional negotiators began work on...

House Republicans demand IRS audit of AARP

AARP lobbied for the new health care law and now it stands to profit, Republican lawmakers charged Wednesday as they called for the IRS...